| Byun Yo-han
Korean Academy of Film Arts
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Tinker Ticker (Korean : 들개; RR : Deul-gae) is a 2013 South Korean crime drama film written and directed by Kim Jung-hoon in his first feature-length for his Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA) graduation project. Starring Byun Yo-han and Park Jung-min, it follows a bombmaker who meets a detonator.
It made its world premiere at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2013, competing in the inaugural Best Asian Future Film Award category.
Park Jung-gu (Byun Yo-han) sends out homemade bombs to people he finds online who are likely to use them, yet these devices are unused. One day, Jung-gu meets Lee Hyo-min (Park Jung-min), a delinquent student at his university and sends him a package. Soon an explosion in a delivery truck hits the news. Before long, Hyo-min discovers who is sending him the packages and the two form a tenuous relationship. However, Hyo-min's unpredictable behavior becomes dangerous and Jung-gu finds himself caught in a situation that he can no longer handle.
|2nd Wildflower Film Awards
|Best New Actor
Pierce Conran: Tinker Ticker is another impressive debut from a KAFA graduate student. The film also benefits from its strong central pairing with Byun Yo-han as the reticent Jung-gu and Park Jung-min delivering a charismatic turn as the impulsive Hyo-min.
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